[Mono-list] Libgc vs Boehm

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Mon, 20 Oct 2003 16:18:00 +0200

On 10/20/03 Piyush  Garyali wrote:
> What is the difference between the --with-gc=included as compared to
> --with-gc=boehm ? I thought both to be the same until I found that the
> 'libgc' code in mono-0.25 is differnet from that in mono-0.28 which is
> again different from whats there in Boehm GC.

The libgc code included in cvs is slightly changed to support some
runtime requirements (currently the debugger, later proper appdomain 
unload, for example). On platforms where it works, the included libgc
should be used.


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